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Treating Insomnia in Elderly Reduces Inflammation, Lowers Risk for Chronic Diseases

Insomnia can cause chronic inflammation, which can lead to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and more. This study finds that curing the insomnia reduces the inflammation and hopefully reduces disease. It also found the best way to cure lack of...
16-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT

UCLA Physicians Now Available via LiveHealth Online

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Doctors from UCLA Health System will be available on your smartphone, tablet or laptop beginning this week through LiveHealth Online, a telehealth solution for business travelers, busy parents, students away at college or anybody else who needs...
16-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

FDA Approves New Game Changing Drug to Fight Melanoma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new immunotherapy drug to treat advanced melanoma, signaling a paradigm shift in the way the deadly skin cancer is treated.
4-Sep-2014 3:35 PM EDT

UCLA-Led Study Identifies Genetic Factors Involved in Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis

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UCLA researchers were part of a team that has discovered the interplay of several genetic factors that may be involved in the development of early-onset ulcerative colitis, a severe type of inflammatory bowel disease. The early research findings...
3-Sep-2014 11:45 AM EDT

Protein in ‘Good Cholesterol’ May Be a Key to Treating Pulmonary Hypertension

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Oxidized lipids are known to play a key role in inflaming blood vessels and hardening arteries, which causes diseases like atherosclerosis. A new study at UCLA demonstrates that they may also contribute to pulmonary hypertension, a serious lung...
27-Aug-2014 4:25 PM EDT

Knowledge is Power: UCLA Study Finds Men who are Uneducated About their Prostate Cancer Have Difficulty Making Good Treatment Choices

They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study has shown this is definitely the case when it comes to men making the best decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer.
26-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Study Identifies Protein that Helps Prevent Active Tuberculosis in Infected Patients

A UCLA-led study has identified a protein that appears to play a key role in protecting people infected with the tuberculosis bacteria from developing the active form of the disease. The findings could help doctors identify people who are at the...
18-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Providing Futile Treatment Prevents Other Patients From Receiving the Critical Care They Need

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Providing futile treatment in the intensive care unit sets off a chain reaction that causes other ill patients needing medical attention to wait for critical care beds, according to a study by researchers from UCLA and RAND Health.
19-Aug-2014 7:00 PM EDT

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Parents: 6 Tips for Protecting Your Child From Sports Concussions

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12-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

UCLA Sports Concussion Expert Available to Talk About Calif. Bill AB 2127 Restricting Contact Drills for High School Football

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22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Thomas Coates, Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, Available to Comment on World Wide Polio Threat

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9-May-2014 6:00 PM EDT

UCLA Offers Tips to Lower the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Since this cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. UCLA experts encourage people to embrace these 10 tips to help protect colon...
5-Mar-2014 11:00 AM EST

Injuries, Doping, and Sports Medicine at the Olympics with UCLA Health Sciences Experts

7-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

UCLA Coauthor of IOM Report on Youth and Concussion Available for Interviews

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29-Oct-2013 5:40 PM EDT

UCLA doctors available to comment on Olympic Games drug testing, gender issues and sports injuries

24-Jul-2012 5:00 PM EDT

Have a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day: Gift, Food and Activity Ideas from UCLA Experts

UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
22-Jan-2010 1:00 PM EST

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